UPL 35211


Colonel Huie H Lamb Jr of the 78th Fighter Group shares his first impressions of England and life at Duxford. Extract of interview conducted by Carl Warner of the Imperial War Museum, 31 October 2014 inside the Officer's Mess at Duxford


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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 78th Fighter Group 82nd Fighter Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-708700
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Fighter Pilot


Line up of P-47 Thunderbolts of the 82nd Fighter Squadron, 78th Fighter Group, at Duxford air base. September 1944. Printed caption on reverse of print: '55432 AC - War Birds Home To Rest - Republic P-47 Thunderbolts lined up on an 8th Air Force field in England after a daylight sweep over Germany. Crews have finished inspections and refueling.'
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: "Duckpond"


Date: 18 Sep 2018 10:50:27
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Oral history interview conducted by IWM for American Air Museum displays